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January 21, 2019   •  Here For Good

Laureate Student Perspectives – Ashita Singal, Pearl Academy– 2018 Global James Mcguire Competition Winner

After graduating with a degree in commerce, Ashita Singal decided to pursue a career in the fashion industry by doing a postgraduate degree in fashion design from Pearl Academy in New Delhi, India. She became concerned with the great amount of textile waste produced by design houses and the unfair treatment and working condition of textile workers.... Read More »

December 28, 2018   •  Here For Good

Global Days of Service 2018: Celebrating Our Impact in Communities Around the World

In October 2018, the Laureate network came together for the fifth annual Global Days of Service event in which Laureate volunteers from institutions and offices across the globe contributed thousands of service hours in their local communities.... Read More »

December 26, 2018   •  Here For Good

YouthActionNet: Helping Young Entrepreneurs Create Social Impact in Their Communities

Since 2006, Laureate has partnered with the International Youth Foundation (IYF)to support young social entrepreneurs who are creating positive change through the YouthActionNet (YAN) program. Today, 15 Laureate institutions in 10 countries have established national YAN institutes.... Read More »

December 26, 2018   •  Here For Good

UVM Campus Coyoacán Inaugurates Animal Shelter and Blood Bank in Mexico

Universidad del Valle de México (UVM) recently inaugurated a shelter medicine center for animals living in the streets and a blood bank for cats, dogs, and horses within its Veterinary Hospital in the Coyoacán Campus.... Read More »

December 26, 2018   •  Here For Good

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas Becomes First and Only Peruvian 4-Star University in QS Ranking

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) has become the first and only Peruvian university to achieve a 4-star rating in the prestigious international QS Stars University Ratings. This score, out of a possible five stars, recognizes UPC as an institution that meets the highest standards of global academic excellence in areas such as research, faculty, inclusion, and social responsibility.... Read More »